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SHERIFF AND SOLDIER- TRYING. TO BRING
PEACE TO YOUNGSTOWN-
At the left is Brig. Cen. John C. Speaks, in command of the national
guardsmen; at the right Sheriff J. C:- Ulmstead of Mahoning county, who
was knocked down during rioting and temporarily blinded with red.pepper.
DEMAND FOR PORK BLOCKS
Washington, ,Jan. 11. The demand
for pork is obstructing tne prepared
ness legislation in Congress. Chair
man Stephen M. Sparkman of the
Rivers and Harbors Committee is
framing another river and. harbor
pork bill this time one of still great
er dimensions. It is to be for $46,
000,000, he says, and he anticipates
that it will go through the House
even if the plans for enlarged array
and navy fail.
The last Congress, in spite of
efforts at economy, appropriated a
lump sum of $30,000,000 for rivers
and harbors pork, and in' addition in
serted in (he 'sundry civilrbills $27,-
000,00b more. Most of this was ad
mittedly wasted on southern projects
of no present or prospective value.
THE ONLY HOLE WE GET IS
WHERE THE MONEY GOES
Looks Eke Chicago is going to
have to dig up a quarter of a million
dollars for its fourth investigation of
best plans for a subway, which a big"
lot of people seem not towant
Wm. B. Parson, noted engineer, is
in. the city to help the special coun--cil-commiftee
make its subway plans.
Parsons told Aid. Capitain today his
fee will probably be from '$25,000 to
$30,000,' and two other such engi
neers as he will have to be paid, be
sides a- lot of little engineers aiid big
andJittle clerk3 v . '